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  "If the legends are watching from above they're well pleased, Todd Grebe & the talented musicians that comprise Cold Country are the real deal and Citizen should be an album everyone's talking about." 
~ No Depression


Anchorage Folk Festival! 

Well it's a new year, and once again Anchorage Folk Festival is upon us! A great opportunity to check out over 50 bands and acts from around the state plus two guest artists from out of state, all totally FREE. Guests artists are Front Country from CA, and Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys from LA. And we're playing too! We're opening for the guest Artist Front Country on the First Friday at 8:45pm at the UAA Wendy Williamson Auditorium. Check out the entire schedule Starting with the kick off party Wed Jan 20th at the Taproot, all the way through Sunday Jan 31st here at

Cold Country Schedule:
*Wed. Jan. 20th 8pm at Taproot AFF kickoff party featuring 4 bands
*Thrs. Jan. 21st 12-1pm "Noon Music" at UAA Student Union Cafeteria
*Fri. Jan. 22nd 8:30pm at Wendy Williamson
*Fri. Jan 22nd 10pm Spenard Roadhouse -we kickoff the Jam Session -bring your instruments! We're gonna take over. 
*Sat. Jan. 23rd 1pm "How to Craft a Fiddle Solo" Workshop at Wendy Williamson PSB building rom148
*Sat. Jan. 23rd 2:30pm "How to Craft a Bluegrass Guitar Solo" Workshop at Wendy Williamson PSB building rom148
*Sat. Jan 30th 2:30pm "Kids Jam with Dancing with the Spirit" workshop at  Wendy Williamson PSB building rom148

Cold Country goes to Texas and Louisiana!  

Yes it's true! We're bringing the Cold Country down South! And we're playing at some great venues. Come out and see us, and if you can't (because you live no where near there...) let your local friends know about it! It's gonna be a Cold Country good time. 

Fall Fun 

I know, I said it... Fall is here. And it's gonna be a good one.

Oct. 30-31st-
And Guess What! Cold Country is going to Black Pot Fesitval and Cook Off in Lafayette, LA! It's on Halloween weekend so you have time to buy your plane tickets now. And only $20-50 to get in. You should come! We play Friday night at the Chapel. 

Oct. 2-3rd-
And we're also going to Juneau in early Oct. for an Alaska Folk Festival fundraiser, Falltober Fest. So FUN!! Several bands, cocktail bar, great dancing... i swear Juneau is the only town in AK where people know how to country dance.
Also... we'll be doing several shows around Anchorage and Girdwood on a regular basis. Catch us at the Taproot, Reilly's, Pubhouse Gastropub, Silvertip or Chair 5 this Fall!
Sept. 11th-
And if you've got a wild hair... come out to the Seaview tomorrow night in historic Hope, AK! it's the 2nd to Last weekend that it's open before it closes for the season. So come and get your halibut burger and IPA on tap and store up some calories for next summer... we're about to get into hibernation mode people.

Check out our full tour schedule Here

Hope to see you at one of these fun events!! See you around.


Summer Festivals!  

Coming right up with Cold Country are some fun festivals! Check us out at these upcoming events! There's 3 days left to get a great deal on a 3 day Salmonfest pass so get your tickets today! Also if you buy your tickets through our link you'll help us win a prize from Salmonfest! Hope to see you at one of these events. 


Check out our full schedule and other goodies at our website Home Page And book us for a show or private event by contacting us HERE

We have been busy this last month doing lots of fun and beautiful weddings and private events...


ADN picnic party


As well as some fun stuff like Girdwood Forest Fair, Anchorage 4th of July Celebration, and Tent City Bluegrass Festival. 

Anchorage 4th of July Celebration


Tent City Bluegrass Festival


Also Todd did an interview with Nationally sydicated Radio Program 'Country Fried Rock'. Check it out HERE

 The new CD 'CITIZEN' has been selling well on CD baby and iTunes as well as our website store, so be sure to join in the fun and get your copy today. 

CD Release shows, Album Reviews, Chart Topper 

Summer in Alaska has been incredible so far, and some even venture to say too hot... so hot we had to breakdown and buy a fan for our house. The album reviews have also been HOT! Hearth Music is doing a great job getting the new CD "CITIZEN" out to radio and press promoters around the U.S. We even topped the FAR charts, which is based in Austin, TX, but is a national chart called the Freeform American Roots chart at #3! This puts us above awesome artists like Chris Stapleton, Darrel Scott, Dwight Yoakum, and Whitley Morgan. Some review highlights so far are: 
  • "If the legends are watching from above they're well pleased, Todd Grebe & the talented musicians that comprise Cold Country are the real deal and Citizen should be an album everyone's talking about." ~ No Depression 
  • "Todd Grebe & Cold Country are just one of many but they, on this showing, are one of the best.”~ Lonesome Highway
  • "One hard hitting, hot honky tonk combo... Citizen Has my vote."~ The Green Man Review
  • "Citizen" is a pleasant work of storytelling in the country vein. Grebe has a distinct voice, well suited for the genre; it's weary and wary, but hopeful." ~ Country Standard Time
  • “Todd Grebe & Cold Country’s Citizen is incredibly enjoyable from beginning to end. Smart lyrics, fine musicianship, Grebe’s endearing vocals, and spot-on production make it a new classic. Go pick it up; it’s a pure delight.” ~ Pop Shifter
Our CD Release shows are now starting. Here's some places to catch us in the next few weeks: (Check out our full schedule HERE) Don't forget to pick up the new CD either at our website store.. or you can get a physical copy through CD
Hope to see you at one of our shows!! 


Mad Hatchers Picker's Retreat June 13 2015

CITIZEN CD Release, Kickstarter success, New Tour Dates 

Our new CD CITIZEN is now officially released as of April 23rd. And because our Kickstarter was a success, its getting the national release that we were hoping for! Be sure to check up on our FB page Todd Grebe and Cold Country for links to cool reviews, special CD Release Previews like The Boot's preview of "Box of Wine"  and new tour dates in your area. We've added tons of summer shows to our schedule, so be sure to look over that when you're planning your summer! Tour dates coming up... 
  • Saturday April 25th-- Mad Hatchers -- Palmer, AK 7pm
  • Thursday April 30th-- Chair 5 -- Girdwood, AK  9pm
  • Friday May 15th -- Seaview -- Hope, AK  7pm --opening weekend!!
  • Saturday May 16th -- Seaview -- Hope, AK  7pm -- opening weekend!!
Also you can purchase a digital copy of our new CD "CITIZEN" directly from us at our "STORE" page on this website. This will get us the most money from your purchase rather than buying it from another site. You will soon be able to buy hard copies from CD Baby where you can purchase our other CD's as well. Looking forward to another  great summer in Alaska!

Kickstarter-New CD CITIZEN 

January Gigs, Workshops, Private Lessons, and Americana Roots Open Mic at the Taproot 

Welcome to 2015! Great to see so many friends at our holiday shows at the Taproot and in Talkeetna at the Arts Hangar. We have several shows in January where you can catch us!

*The Blue Loon Jan. 3rd, Saturday. 9pm. Fairbanks, AK. Sure to be a honky tonkin northern exposure show for sure!

*House Concert. Jan. 10th, Saturday. Soldotna, AK. Private Show

*Chair 5 Restaurant and Bar Jan. 15th, Thursday. 9pm. Girdwood, AK. Deep dish pizza, wings, and BEER. 

*Anchorage Folk Festival Jan. 25th, Sunday. 7:45pm Anchorage, AK. Wendy Williamson Auditorium at UAA.

*Mad Hatcher Pizza and Pub Jan. 31st, Saturday. Palmer, AK. New sweet place to eat pizza and watch good music.

Todd and Angela will be doing workshops at the Anchorage Folk Festival. They are FREE to attend. 
*AFF Bluegrass Guitar workshop: Jan, 17th, Saturday, 2:30-3:45pm
*AFF Songwriting workshop: Jan 18th, Sunday, 4-5pm
*AFF Bluegrass Camps for Kids Workshop: Jan 17th, Saturday, 1-2:15 Rm 1
*AFF Bluegrass Fiddle workshop: Jan 17th, Saturday, 11:30a-12:45p Rm 1
*AFF Bluegrass Band workshop: Jan 24th, Saturday, 4-5:15pm Rm 2

Private Lessons-Todd and Angela will start teaching Private guitar and Fiddle lessons in January! Lessons available in Anchorage, and Girdwood. Contact us if you'd like to start taking lessons!

Americana Roots Open Mic- Todd will be hosting a weekly event at the Taproot in Anchorage every Wednesday from 7-9pm called "Americana Roots Open Mic." Anyone who has any kind of Americana or Roots ensemble and would like to showcase their material in front of a live audience is encourage to come and sign up for a slot. It works like an open mic, but this is for roots ensembles. Bluegrass, Country, Blues, Irish, Jazz, Old Time.... etc... If it's American Roots music, you should come! Kids are welcome as well! 


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